java function not found

Posted on 1998-08-24
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I wrote this litte program. I compiled it and every time i try to run this applet i get the following
Info :java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: java.awt.Component: method enableEvents(J)V not found

Can you please tell me why?

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.applet.*;

class Blatt
extends Canvas

  private boolean clicked;
  private Point Position;

  public Blatt()
   { this.Position.x = 20;
     this.Position.y = 20;
     this.clicked = false;

   public Blatt(Point Punkt)
      this.Position = Punkt;
      this.clicked = false;

   public void paint(Graphics g)

     protected void processMouseEvent(MouseEvent event)

      if (event.getID() == MouseEvent.MOUSE_PRESSED)
         if (clicked) clicked = false ;
            clicked = true;



public class BrainApplet extends Applet

       public void init()
        Blatt b = new Blatt();

        public void paint(Graphics g)
             g.drawString("Welcome to this tutorial! Value ", 20, 20);


Question by:stephan papadakis
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by:stephan papadakis
ID: 1222459
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msmolyak earned 50 total points
ID: 1222460
Most likely you are running your applet in non-JDK 1.1 compatible version of Navigator. To make sure that your applet is correct, try running in appletviewer. If it works fine and you indeed were using Netscape, get a latest version of communicator or download a JDK 1.1 patch for your version. You can find then in Java are on

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